Dimapur, June 3: Diphupar Naga Students’ Union (DNSU) held its 25th Biennial General Conference on June 3 at the Dast Complex, Diphupar Village, Chumoukedima District, which was graced by Er. Seyiekhrietuo Solo, EAC Seithekema, Chumoukedima, as the special guest.
In the program, Er. Seyiekhrietuo Solo said that Diphupar Naga Students Union, which was established in the year 1979 was not just a body but an institute as a whole and thanked the outgoing president and his team for their concerted efforts and also wished the newly elected members to take more responsibility during the upcoming years so that they would be able to achieve the goal they are seeking for.
Nothing tribalism as the biggest obstacle in the society, the special guest noted that Tribalism was notable and prevalent all around the Naga Society both in conscious and unconscious ways and felt that one should accept as one, not by tribalism but as an own, and should celebrate the success of other tribes as one’s own tribe.
DNSU general secretary report for 2020 – 2023 was reported by Jerry Tsopoe, where he said that the new Executive Council of Diphupar Naga Students Union for the tenure 2020-2023 took over the office on November 30, 2020 headed by President Mhasizolie Angami. In these 3 years the DNSU took active part with the NSF, where the union observed 6 hours bandh on 6 December 2021 against the massacre of innocent Naga Civilian at Oting Village Mon district to express their solidarity and demanded the repeal of Draconian Armed Force Special Power Act (AFSPA) 1958 and Tobacco Awareness initiative taken by the union within its jurisdiction following the guidelines provided by the National Tobacco Control, ‘ Yellow Line’ which restricts the shops to sell tobacco and its product located around the academic institution in (100) meters radius and many more where the DNSU have also taken part in major events.
DPRO Dimapur, Lolano Khuvung in her short speech encouraged the students community for proper time management, and to set their priority for achieving their targetted goals. Further, she advised the Diphupar Naga Students Union for taking up innovative programs and initiatives for celebrating its 50th Jubilee in a grand manner which will happen in 6 years time
In the program, invocation was delivered by Thepfukutuo Miachieo, Youth Director, Angami Baptist Church Diphupar. Welcome, note by Zuchumo Mozhui, Convenor, Organizing Committee. Short speeches by Wati Lemtur. Special number by Unity Christian Hr. Sec. School. Swearing in of new team by Election Commission, dedicatory prayer by Jacob Achumi, Associate Pastor, Sumi Baptist Church Diphupar.
(Page News Service)